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Check Out Few Amazing Wind Energy Facts That You Didn't Know About!

Generation of power through renewable energy resources has increased in good numbers over the past. Wind power is one of them. There are various pros and cons of…


Added by Mclean Harry on February 11, 2015 at 1:55am — No Comments

Renewable sources at a price competitive with fossil

The dramatic decline in the price allows renewable energy to become increasingly competitive with fossil fuels worldwide, according to a recent survey conducted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA ).

 The report, published at the time of holding the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, made projections that the cost of manufacturing technology for more types of renewable energy sources will continue increasing to fall in the coming years.…


Added by Gjorevski Saso on March 2, 2013 at 9:31am — No Comments

Uncertain Future for Wind Energy in the U.S.

Congress has closed the books on a another dramatic year in American politics with no real accomplishments. Among many lingering questions is the future of wind power subsidies. Introduced in the early 1990’s, government subsidies for wind power have played a major role in the expansion of the young…


Added by Holbert Janson on February 13, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Residential Solar PV vs Residential Wind Turbine

This post originally appeared on Mapawatt Blog and is a great comparison of residential solar vs. wind


If you're a homeowner interested in creating your own clean energy, chances are you are considering installing a solar pv array or a wind turbine.  Which is…


Added by Chris Kaiser on March 29, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

New Label for Things Made from Wind Energy

I am composing this blog post on a computer that was likely assembled in a factory that runs on electricity made from coal. The aluminum for the case and other parts of the computer probably came from a smelter powered by natural gas. The electricity powering the computer here in California could come from a combination… Continue

Added by Jim Gunshinan on February 10, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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